The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 59 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 7 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.17% - 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% - 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 8
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.25%
Release Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
479 502 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.23% 78.68% 75.32%
Number of salaries quoted 397 443 442
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Release Management
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the Merseyside region.

Release Management Salary Trend in Merseyside

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Release Management
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 4 £30,000 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) EAI
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 5 (41.67%) DB2
6 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) Middleware
6 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 5 (41.67%) Change Management
6 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (33.33%) UNIX
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) Remedy
9 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
9 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (16.67%) SLA

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PrintSoft PReS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Release Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Test Team Leader
1 5 (41.67%) Team Leader
1 5 (41.67%) Testing Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) EAI
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe